Group Seeking Funds to Maintain Comair Flight 5191 Memorial

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A memorial group organizing a tribute to the victims of Comair Flight 5191 is making sure a special sculpture will have a lasting place in Lexington. In the wake of the August, 2006 plane crash that killed 49 people, hundreds of thousands of dollars poured in to help grieving […]

Flight 5191 Memorial Design Unveiled

by Kentucky Public Radio’s Brenna Angel A group dedicated to honoring the memory of 49 victims of a Lexington plane crash has unveiled its choice for a permanent memorial. The Comair Flight 5191 Memorial Commission says artist Douwe Blumberg will create a sculpture featuring 49 silver birds. The memorial will stand in the Hospice Reflection […]

9/11 Memorials Set in Louisville

A number of ceremonies throughout Louisville will honor those who lost their lives seven years ago in the terrorist attacks of September 11th. One of those remembrances will be held at Christ Church Cathedral on Second Street. It will consist of silent reflection from 8:46 a.m. to 10:28 a.m., the time the first plane hit […]

Memorial to Mark Two Years Since Deadly Plane Crash

The two-year anniversary of the plane crash that killed 49 people in Lexington is tomorrow. Hundreds of people are expected to remember the victims of Comair flight 5191 in a memorial service. The plane crashed shortly after taking off from the wrong runway at Bluegrass Airport in Lexington. Mayor’s office spokesperson Marianne Blodgett says the […]